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Technology news – a device converting text to speech!

This amazing piece of tech promotes independent reading and is great for users with literacy difficulties such as dyslexia, learning to read, people with ESL needs, LOTE users or for educators and parents assisting students who can’t read. The C-Pen Reader is a pocket-sized, portable, standalone scanner pen or digital highlighter which can be held in … Read more

Would You Like Some Tech Tips in Your Inbox?

pictured: EZ Robots, Ozobot evo, PowerUp planes, Sphero SPRK+ and Skoog

SLQ has started a coding & robotics discussion list to support libraries to share ideas and resources.  Members receive regular updates about new gadgets, innovative program ideas and quick tips for engaging communities through technology. The term coding and robotics has become a buzz phrase for schools, libraries and other education-focused community organisations. Learning how to … Read more

Summer Reading Club: GAME ON! Get ready, join in and read on for more ideas

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is GAME ON. Libraries across the country are looking forward to a summer celebration of sports, games, technology and team spirit as they encourage their young library patrons to play, solve, participate and read. Did you know that as a Queensland public library you could receive 1 promotional kit … Read more